PRB Region Feed: Asia/Pacific/Regions/AsiaPacific.aspxChina Abandons One-Child PolicyChina has abandoned its one-child policy, according to news reports. So what would be the demographic implications of this two-child policy? 10/29/2015/Publications/Articles/2015/china-ends-onechild-policy.aspxc4196dfc-e7ea-4fa8-ab62-54074bb5ec96A Fading Abortion Culture in Three Central Asian RepublicsRecent evidence suggests that since the dissolution of the Soviet Union more than a decade ago, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Uzbekistan have experienced a decline in induced abortion. 06/01/2001/Publications/Articles/2001/AFadingAbortionCultureinThreeCentralAsianRepublics.aspxbd9c869a-13c1-4dfa-979b-adeeaf7e78e6Reproductive Health Conference a First for AsiaMore than 1,200 people from 32 nations gathered in Manila in February for the first Asia Pacific Conference on Reproductive Health. The conference marked the first opportunity for Asians to exchange information on solutions to the many reproductive health issues that countries in the region face.04/01/2001/Publications/Articles/2001/ReproductiveHealthConferenceaFirstforAsia.aspxb584d784-50f9-436d-a61a-17237e651c36India Proposes Retooled Population PolicyFifty-three years after independence, India continues to look for a viable policy to control population growth.04/01/2000/Publications/Articles/2000/IndiaProposesRetooledPopulationPolicy.aspxb541678c-0bb2-4a3a-ae49-808dc30b55c7In Asia, Doing the Right Thing to Beat the AIDS PandemicUnsafe drug injection and unprotected commercial sex have interacted to fuel Asia's sharp rise in new HIV infections. 12/01/2004/Publications/Articles/2004/InAsiaDoingtheRightThingtoBeattheAIDSPandemic.aspxb43b1c0e-06e4-4799-a7f2-f0e55a36ddd9In Philippines, New Data Show Declines in Child Mortality, FertilityIn the Philippines, the total fertility rate has declined from 6.0 lifetime births per woman in 1970 to 3.3 children per woman in 2006. With its moderately high fertility, the Philippines population of 94 million is growing by 1.8 percent annually.11/18/2010/Publications/Articles/2010/philippines.aspxaac28a73-a949-4f5f-85e2-c6d5e6b5fd9cDecline in India's Birth Rate SlowsIndia's fertility decline has reached a plateau. Much of this decline occurred in the southern states while the large northern ones will need a dramatic drop in fertility rates to reach goals set for 2010. 03/28/2002/Publications/Articles/2002/DeclineinIndia8217sBirthRateSlows.aspxa91cf28f-bbe8-4e7f-9cc3-d0871ae7d24aWomen's Edition: Photos From Tharparkar, Pakistan Farah Zahidi Moazzam of Pakistan is one of 13 journalists from around the world in PRB's current Women’s Edition. In honor of International Women's Day, she recently traveled 6.5 hours by car outside of Karachi to the remote and food-insecure district Tharparkar. 03/18/2011/Publications/Articles/2011/international-womens-day-pakistan-photos.aspxa7eee79a-909e-469e-889d-114be9e4ea53World Food Day Highlights Plight of Nearly 1 Billion Undernourished PeopleThe UN Food and Agriculture Organization warns that the deepening financial crisis, global warming, and even the boom in biofuels threaten to expand the populations at risk of chronic undernourishment in coming decades. 10/15/2008/Publications/Articles/2008/worldfoodday.aspxa5ed21f2-dd3e-4226-9952-8741207ba114Is Delhi India's Largest City?India is both a highly rural country and home to some of the world's largest metropolitan areas. The UN places three of India's metros in the top 10 in population worldwide: Mumbai, Delhi, and Kolkata.10/31/2007/Publications/Articles/2007/delhi.aspxa554290a-3cee-4aa3-893f-96fd899ff4d2